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You can download the full 64 bit versions of adobe programs from the adobe website. Then use the key from your 32 bit version to activate it. If you still have the cd's the 64bit versions will be on them. Just select the option during install
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I'm simply asking in the even that they need more than 4gb, will they be able to access it as a 32bit prog on a 64bit system.

If the software is 32bit, it won't be able to use more than 4GB, regardless of OS you run it on.
    
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I'm simply asking in the even that they need more than 4gb, will they be able to access it as a 32bit prog on a 64bit system.
Not many programs need more than 4GB(2GB if it isnt large address aware) but photoshop can be one of them depending on what you are doing. that said you would need the 64 bit version of the program to do so

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A 32-bit program, even one running in a 64-bit environment, will not be able to access more than 3.5GB of RAM. So if you use intensive programs that might want access to more than that, you should consider purchasing 64-bit versions of them.
2GB unless they are large address aware

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/libr...(v=vs.85).aspx
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i believe unless the program is 64 bit or large address aware they can only access 2GB
This.
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I have a 64bit version of photoshop and of after effects I think. Then illustrator and dreamweaver are 32bit I think. Does this make sense? The 64 bit programs are the more RAM hungry ones. Is there a way to know for sure without checking the install locations?
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post #16 of 18
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I have a 64bit version of photoshop and of after effects I think. Then illustrator and dreamweaver are 32bit I think. Does this make sense? The 64 bit programs are the more RAM hungry ones. Is there a way to know for sure without checking the install locations?
launch the program, open up task manager and look at the running processes, if it has a *32 after it, its 32bit. if it doesnt then its 64bit
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launch the program, open up task manager and look at the running processes, if it has a *32 after it, its 32bit. if it doesnt then its 64bit
Perfect thanks! Also does it make sense that I have a 32bit version of PS and AFX, then Illustrator and Dreamweaver are 32bit. Will it matter in the longrun or should I switch? Is the installer for Illustrator or Dreamweaver automatically 32bit?
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post #18 of 18
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Perfect thanks! Also does it make sense that I have a 32bit version of PS and AFX, then Illustrator and Dreamweaver are 32bit. Will it matter in the longrun or should I switch? Is the installer for Illustrator or Dreamweaver automatically 32bit?
In using PS, are you running out of memory and needing to scratch disk lots? If not, then 64bit CS may not be worth it for now. It entirely depends on what you're working on.

If you're applying lots of filters to 2GB TIFF files...then you want lots of memory and 64bit OS and CS.
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